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  • Join the Battle Against Alien Invaders!

    Tuesday 20th June, 2017

    American Mink

    July is Invasive Species Month and Surrey’s wildlife needs your help to win the war against problem pests that are threatening the county’s environment. Surrey Wildlife Trust is joining forces with environment organisations, local authorities and volunteer groups across the county for a month-long campaign to tackle the problem head on.

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  • New Report Shows Urgent Action Needed to Protect Nature as Surrey MP takes on Environment Role

    Monday 12th June, 2017

    Pearl-bordered Fritillary - Robert Thompson, Butterfly Conservation

    A wide-ranging review of more than 4,000 species in Surrey has revealed that wildlife in the county is under threat like never before. The State of Surrey’s Nature report found that nearly one in nine species is now extinct and more than one fifth under threat – including Tree Sparrows, Hedgehogs and Great Crested Newts.

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  • Vote Wildlife on June 8th!

    Thursday 25th May, 2017

    Vote Wildlife on June 8th

    The snap UK General Election on June 8th is happening at a crucial time for wildlife. Never before have the stakes for wildlife been so great. The majority of our environmental laws are currently entwined with our membership of the European Union; and so are some key policies that affect wildlife – including agriculture and fisheries.

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  • Wildlife Challenge Goes Mobile With Inspirational App!

    Monday 22nd May, 2017

    30 Days Wild mobile phone app

    Nature lovers can now have wild inspiration at their fingertips as Surrey Wildlife Trust launches its latest 30 Days Wild mobile phone app.

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  • Dame Judi Dench Urges Us All to Go Wild this June!

    Tuesday 16th May, 2017

    International film star Dame Judi Dench made a surprise cameo appearance on screen this week - in Surrey Wildlife Trust’s 30 Days Wild challenge video! The much-loved Surrey actress, who is patron of the Trust, took time out from her busy filming schedule to record a message appealing to everyone to get out and go wild with the charity in June.

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  • Thousands of Children Enjoy Day Out in the Wild!

    Monday 15th May, 2017

    Thousands of children went wild at Norbury Park

    Nearly 4,000 people enjoyed going wild in the countryside as ‘The Little Welly Goes Wild’ hit Surrey this weekend. The UK’s biggest children’s obstacle course included 30 exciting challenges spread over a 3km woodland route - and this year it was bigger and better than ever before.

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  • Go Wild this June and Feel Happier and Healthier!

    Tuesday 9th May, 2017

    Take the wild challenge!

    ‘Sunshine for the soul’ is how Surrey Wildlife Trust is describing its annual 30 Days Wild challenge this year! The charity is urging everybody, everywhere to go wild every day this June – and feel happier and healthier as a result.

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  • The Hunt is on to Find Surrey’s Wildest Gardeners!

    Thursday 4th May, 2017

    Wildlife Garden Awards 2017

    Surrey Wildlife Trust has joined forces with Squire’s Garden Centres to launch this year’s Wildlife Garden Award 2017. It’s free to enter and open to any type of garden in Surrey - regardless of size.

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  • Join the Fight to Help Hedgehogs In Surrey!

    Tuesday 25th April, 2017

    Hedgehog

    Hedgehogs are in trouble and Surrey Wildlife Trust is launching a new campaign to survey these adorable creatures and improve their habitat in the county. The Trust is calling on all animal lovers to keep an eye out for the prickly mammals and report their findings on a new ‘Hedgehog Hotspots’ web page.

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  • Royal Opening for Nower Wood

    Thursday 20th April, 2017

    HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO joined school children on a minibeast hunt at the opening of Surrey Wildlife Trust’s brand new education centre at Nower Wood today.

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